Although recent efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (also known as “Obamacare”) in favor of what has been promised to be a better national
How will this affect those receiving or applying for disability benefits in Arizona?
The federal government offers two different disability insurance and benefits programs. Social Security Disability Insurance (“SSDI”) is a work credits-based program available to individuals who meet the government’s definition of “disabled” and who previously paid into the Social Security system through income tax deductions for a certain length of time. In contrast, Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”) is a
What does the face of the potential crisis among disability benefits recipients in Arizona look like? Consider a single Arizona woman unable to work due to a debilitating condition
The AHCCCS system has been recognized as a “highly efficient” model of healthcare for other states, yet 74% of its expenditures are paid by federal funds which may be in jeopardy if the Affordable Care Act is repealed. AHCCCS differs from other states’ Medicaid programs in that it reimburses insurance companies based on the number of people they
If the federal funding is cut, not only may Arizonans lose their coverage, but hospitals may lay off workers to offset lost federal money. In addition, funds that would be allocated to services such as education and transportation infrastructure may need to be diverted to partially fill the void in healthcare funding. Further, if people need to use personal funds for
While the future of the Affordable Care Act is not in your control, finding the right attorney to assist you with SSDI and SSI benefits applications and appeals is.
If you need assistance applying for SSDI benefits, SSI benefits, or appealing a denial of benefits, the disability attorneys of Arizona at Roeschke Law can help. Contact us for a free initial consultation and assessment of your claim. From our offices in Phoenix, Tucson, and Tempe, we represent clients throughout Arizona.